19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 11,250
Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000
1916 CHICAGO AMERICAN GIANTS PANORAMIC PHOTOGRAPH
Panoramic photograph of the 1916 Chicago American Giants, featuring many of the Negro League's greatest stars including Hall of Famers Rube Foster, Pete Hill, John Henry "Pop" Lloyd, and standouts Bruce Petway, Leroy Grant, Jude Gans, Bill Francis, Bill Gatewood and Pete Booker. The panorama depicts the team on a West Coast swing through Vancouver, where this photograph was taken by commercial photographer Stuart Thompson.
6 1/2 x 16 1/2 in.
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